What Is the Umbilical Cord?

Umbilical Cord

Every father accompanying his wife in labor feels thrilled when a doctor offers to cut the umbilical cord. This organ is somehow sacred, which is often explained by the fact that it is the thing that joins the mother and her baby not in the emotional sense but physically. The umbilical cord is an organ … Read more

What Is Cord Blood Banking?

Cord Blood Banking

Currently, the percentage of banking cord blood in the United States is estimated at 3%. Until the year 2018, the popularity of cord blood collecting was high. The tendency to collect and store cord blood is still high in some countries, like Singapore. However, the figures in the US have been decreasing steadily as some … Read more